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Informal carer—main activity and participation life area supported, disability code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termMain life area supported (by informal carer)
METeOR identifier:Help on this term496143
Registration status:Help on this termDisability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 10/04/2013 [Non DictionaryHelp on this term]
Definition:Help on this termThe main activity and participation life area in which an informal carer provides assistance, help, supervision or care, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Informal carer—main activity and participation life area supported

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Self-care
2Mobility
3Communication
4Interpersonal interactions and relationships
5Learning and applying knowledge and general tasks and demands
6Education
7Community (civic) and economic life
8Domestic life
9Working

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1     Self-care

This includes washing oneself, dressing, eating, toileting.

CODE 2     Mobility

This includes moving around the home and/or moving around away from home (including using public transport or driving a motor vehicle), getting in or out of bed or a chair.

CODE 3     Communication

This includes making oneself understood, in own native language or preferred method of communication if applicable, and understanding others.

CODE 4     Interpersonal interactions and relationships

This includes actions and behaviours that an individual does to make and keep friends and relationships, behaving within accepted limits, coping with feelings and emotions.

CODE 5     Learning and applying knowledge and general tasks and demands

This includes understanding new ideas, remembering, problem solving, decision making, paying attention, undertaking single or multiple tasks, carrying out daily routines.

CODE 6     Education

This includes the actions, behaviours and tasks an individual needs to perform at school, college, or any educational setting.

CODE 7     Community (civic) and economic life

This includes recreation and leisure, religion and spirituality, human rights, political life and citizenship, and economic life such as handling money.

CODE 8    Domestic life

This includes organising meals, cleaning, disposing of garbage, housekeeping, shopping, cooking, home maintenance, acquisition of necessities, household tasks, caring for household objects and assisting others.

CODE 9     Working

This includes actions, behaviours and tasks to obtain and retain paid employment.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termWhere an informal carer provides assistance in more than one life area, record as the main area the one that involves the most time and/or effort.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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See also Informal carer—activity and participation life area supported, disability code N Disability, Standard 13/08/2015, Community Services (retired), Standard 10/04/2013

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Disability services carer details cluster Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 10/04/2013

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